Get thyself and thy family to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place March 18-20, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) features something for anyone who likes, uh, comics and entertainment. Loads of guest speakers and authors/illustrators will be there. You can enjoy Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo’s Nerd Night Speed Dating event—if you dare! There will be autographs galore! Kids will love Medieval Times Knights in Training, the Droid Hunt, Yoga Quest, Geek Parenting and Pose Nerdy With Me! Visit 450 exhibitors, special film and video screenings and much more!
Comic guests: “Itty Bitty Hellboy’s Art Baltazar; “The Squidder’s” Ben Templesmith; “Longshot’s” Arthur Adams; “The Punisher’s” Bill Reinhold; “IZombie’s” Chris Roberson; “Martian Manhunter’s” Eddie Barrow; and a bunch more!
Authors: “A Study in Charlotte’s” Brittany Cavalaro; “Yellow Brick War’s” Danielle Paige; “Girl from Everywhere’s” Heidi Heilig; “Burning Glass’s” Kathryn Purdle. And that’s just the chicks!
Entertainment Guests: “Battlestar Galactia’s Edward James Olmos (my hero); “Adventure Time’s” Hynden Walch; “Supergirl’s” Chyler Leigh; “High Fidelity’s” John Cusak (Chicago’s own); “Toy Story’s” John Ratzenberger. And about a hundred more!
McCormick Place (South Building) is located at 2301 South Lake Shore Drive. For tickets and a lot more information, go online to www.c2e2.com and follow the prompts.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just a short drive to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.